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Elisheva Coleman, MD

Elisheva Coleman, MD

2023 Associate Junior Faculty Scholars

Dr. Elisheva Coleman is a board-certified Vascular Neurologist with a robust background in stroke research and clinical trials. She completed her medical education at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, followed by a neurology residency at Northwestern University and a stroke fellowship at the University of Cincinnati.

At the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Coleman was actively involved in the NIH StrokeNET stroke trials consortium, contributing to clinical trials across all phases of stroke, including prevention, acute treatment, and recovery. In April 2020, she joined the faculty at the University of Chicago, where she serves as the site Principal Investigator for the DISCOVERY study, a multi-center observational study focused on stroke recovery.

Dr. Coleman’s primary research interests lie in stroke recovery and rehabilitation, with a particular focus on aphasia. A native of Chicago and a Hyde Park local, she is delighted to return to her hometown to advance stroke care and research at the University of Chicago Medicine.